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senate vote 2013-06-19#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:20

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22 amendment] to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".(You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here]. )
  • Labor Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate Stephen Conroy] said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.(You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here]. )
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.(See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.) This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
  • The majority voted against an [amendment](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22) to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [Simon Birmingham](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate) to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".(You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1). )
  • Labor Senator [Stephen Conroy](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate) said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.(You can read Senator Conroy's comments [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1). A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index). )
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.(See [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001) for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.) This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
senate vote 2013-06-19#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:55

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22 amendment] to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".[1]
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".(You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here]. )
  • Labor Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate Stephen Conroy] said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.[2]
  • Labor Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate Stephen Conroy] said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.(You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here]. )
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.[3] This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.(See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.) This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
  • * [1] You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here].
  • * [2] You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here].
  • * [3] See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.
senate vote 2013-06-19#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-01-16 10:33:06

Title

  • Bills - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013 - In Committee - Exclude exploration, assessment and appraisal from bill

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22 amendment] to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".[1]
  • Labor Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate Stephen Conroy] said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.[2]
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.[3] This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
  • * [1] You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here].
  • * [2] You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here].
  • * [3] See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.
senate vote 2013-06-19#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-01-16 10:30:27

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22 amendment] to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".[1]
  • Labor Senator Stephen Conroy said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.[2]
  • Labor Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Stephen_Conroy&mpc=Senate&house=senate Stephen Conroy] said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.[2]
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.[3] This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
  • * [1] You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here].
  • * [2] You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here].
  • * [3] See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.
senate vote 2013-06-19#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-01-16 10:29:05

Title

  • Bills Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013; in Committee
  • Bills - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question now is that opposition amendments (3) and (4) on sheet 7397 moved by Senator Birmingham be agreed to.</p>
  • <p>The Committee divided [10:16]</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;db=CHAMBER;id=chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0008;query=Id%3A%22chamber%2Fhansards%2F8bd37f80-48cf-484c-b5d6-09eeba7b9c15%2F0000%22 amendment] to exclude "exploration, assessment or appraisal pursuant to a petroleum title granted under a law of a State or Territory" from the definitions of coal seam gas development and large coal mining development.
  • Debate in Parliament
  • The amendment was introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Birmingham&mpc=Senate&house=senate Simon Birmingham] to draw a distinction between "exploration or appraisal activities and actual production and development activities".[1]
  • Labor Senator Stephen Conroy said that all the issues raised by Senator Birmingham have been "fully considered" by the Senate committee and they recommended that the bill be passed.[2]
  • Background to the Bill
  • The purpose of the bill is to protect water resources from significant impacts caused by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.[3] This is called a ‘water trigger’. The bill creates penalties and offences to prohibit such actions.
  • References
  • * [1] You can read Senator Birmingham's comments about the amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.7.1 here].
  • * [2] You can read Senator Conroy's comments [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2013-06-19.9.1 here]. A copy of the Senate committee's report is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/epbcamendment2013/report/index here].
  • * [3] See [http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/bills_legislation/bills_search_results/result?bid=r5001 here] for more information about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest.
  • <p>(The Chairman&#8212;Senator Parry)</p>